The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 18 27
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 38 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.76% 9.41% 5.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.54% 34.09% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 14
Essex median daily rate £500 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -26.66%  
10th Percentile £282 £220 £283
90th Percentile £588 £380 £448
East of England median daily rate £475 £351 £375
% change year-on-year +35.52% -6.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 7
Essex median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -13.79%  
10th Percentile £30.00 £31.14 £37.78
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.80 £47.40
East of England median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -8.57% -13.79%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 205 132 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 47.24% 27.62% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 308 322
Essex median daily rate £488 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.00% -16.66%  
10th Percentile £310 £220 £200
90th Percentile £619 £450 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 81 59
Essex median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -22.98%  
10th Percentile £35.00 £26.25 £37.45
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.00 £47.90
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
% change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -13 21 £500 +42.65%
Brentwood +4 6 £284 - 2
Basildon -4 1 - -
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 62 (74.70%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (66.27%) Linux
3 54 (65.06%) Oracle
4 44 (53.01%) Scrum
5 43 (51.81%) Configuration Management
5 43 (51.81%) SOA
5 43 (51.81%) DevOps
6 40 (48.19%) Relational Database
6 40 (48.19%) JBoss
7 39 (46.99%) TDD
8 38 (45.78%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (44.58%) Middleware
9 37 (44.58%) Apache
10 36 (43.37%) Mentoring
11 35 (42.17%) Jenkins
12 34 (40.96%) Java
13 33 (39.76%) Open Source
14 30 (36.14%) HTTP
14 30 (36.14%) TCP/IP
14 30 (36.14%) SSL
15 29 (34.94%) WSO2
15 29 (34.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 29 (34.94%) Kanban
15 29 (34.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (34.94%) Microservices
15 29 (34.94%) Docker
16 28 (33.73%) Coaching
16 28 (33.73%) Git (software)
16 28 (33.73%) XML
17 27 (32.53%) Puppet

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (48.19%) JBoss
2 37 (44.58%) Apache
3 29 (34.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 25 (30.12%) WebLogic
5 13 (15.66%) WebSphere
6 11 (13.25%) Tomcat
7 7 (8.43%) CMS
8 6 (7.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (4.82%) IIS
9 4 (4.82%) Jetty
9 4 (4.82%) Mongrel
9 4 (4.82%) nginx
10 3 (3.61%) Confluence
11 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
12 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Google Analytics
3 4 (4.82%) Google App Engine
3 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 30 (36.14%) HTTP
1 30 (36.14%) SSL
1 30 (36.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) DHCP
2 4 (4.82%) DNS
3 3 (3.61%) FTP
3 3 (3.61%) IPsec
3 3 (3.61%) LDAP
3 3 (3.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (48.19%) Relational Database
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.43%) MySQL
4 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.82%) Ingres
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.61%) Big Data
6 3 (3.61%) MariaDB
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.20%) Essbase
8 1 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 35 (42.17%) Jenkins
2 28 (33.73%) Git (software)
3 26 (31.33%) Subversion
4 9 (10.84%) Maven
5 8 (9.64%) PVCS
6 7 (8.43%) Ant
7 4 (4.82%) JIRA
7 4 (4.82%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (3.61%) AccuRev
8 3 (3.61%) Travis CI
9 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.20%) Gradle
10 1 (1.20%) JMeter
10 1 (1.20%) JUnit
10 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Legal
2 3 (3.61%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Automotive
3 2 (2.41%) Law
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (27.71%) Architect
2 23 (27.71%) Developer
3 22 (26.51%) Java Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Technical Architect
5 10 (12.05%) Digital Architect
6 8 (9.64%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Digital Technical Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (4.82%) IT Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.61%) J2EE Architect
10 3 (3.61%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.61%) J2EE Technical Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Java Technical Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (44.58%) Middleware
2 28 (33.73%) XML
3 21 (25.30%) JSP
4 15 (18.07%) HTML
5 14 (16.87%) CSS
5 14 (16.87%) Servlets
5 14 (16.87%) Web Services
6 12 (14.46%) HTML5
6 12 (14.46%) XML Schema
7 11 (13.25%) Ajax
8 10 (12.05%) XHTML
9 9 (10.84%) Sass
10 8 (9.64%) XSLT
11 7 (8.43%) .NET
12 6 (7.23%) LESS
12 6 (7.23%) SOAP
13 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
14 4 (4.82%) JSF
14 4 (4.82%) Spring
14 4 (4.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Mainframe
1 8 (9.64%) Virtual Team
2 5 (6.02%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.02%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.61%) Social Media
4 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) RIA
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (66.27%) Linux
2 29 (34.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (14.46%) Solaris
4 10 (12.05%) Unix
5 6 (7.23%) VME
6 3 (3.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (74.70%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (53.01%) Scrum
3 43 (51.81%) Configuration Management
3 43 (51.81%) DevOps
3 43 (51.81%) SOA
4 39 (46.99%) TDD
5 38 (45.78%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (43.37%) Mentoring
7 33 (39.76%) Open Source
8 29 (34.94%) Kanban
8 29 (34.94%) Microservices
9 28 (33.73%) Coaching
10 27 (32.53%) Test Automation
11 25 (30.12%) API Design
11 25 (30.12%) Software Engineering
12 24 (28.92%) User Stories
13 23 (27.71%) OO
14 15 (18.07%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (18.07%) UML
15 13 (15.66%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) Java
2 22 (26.51%) Perl
3 17 (20.48%) C
4 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.02%) Python
6 4 (4.82%) SQL
7 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.41%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (34.94%) Docker
2 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.64%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (32.53%) Puppet
2 25 (30.12%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.43%) Ansible
4 2 (2.41%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 54 (65.06%) Oracle
2 29 (34.94%) WSO2
3 10 (12.05%) VMware
4 9 (10.84%) Google
5 8 (9.64%) IBM
6 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.02%) Adobe
7 5 (6.02%) Fujitsu
7 5 (6.02%) Omniture
8 3 (3.61%) FatWire
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.20%) BEA
9 1 (1.20%) CA
9 1 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.20%) webMethods
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